The New Guide to Knitting & Crochet

Published: 1847
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,588 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.6
LoC Category: TT
Downloads: 1,473
Added to site: 2011.09.23
mnybks.net#: 30794
Genre: Instructional
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and No. 4 pins; about one hundred and sixty stitches; cast on any number of stitches that will divide by six. First row--bring the wool forward, knit one, wool in front, knit one, slip one, knit two as one; bring the slipt stitch over, then knit one. Second row--purl knitting. Third row--wool forward, knit three; wool forward, slip one, knit two as one, and cast over. Fourth row--purl knitting. Fifth row--knit one, slip one, knit two as one, and bring the slipt stitch over, and then knit one, make one, knit one, wool forward. Sixth row--purl knitting. Seventh row--slip one, knit two as one, and cast over, make one, knit three, make one. Eighth row--purl knitting; there are to be two plain stitches at the beginning and end of each row, to form an edge; take up the stitches on each ride, and knit the border in the feather pattern, increasing one stitch at each end of the rows, to form the corner.

STAR-PATTERN SHAWL, IN TWO COLOURS.<

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